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Pi l l ar4:EcoJus t i ce

Ecoj us t i ce i st he f i nal ,and per hapsmos ti mpor t antpi l l arof pl acebas ed educat i on.Thr ough knowl edge ofpl ace,we come t o an under s t andi ng t hatourl ocali sv al uabl e and wor t h pr es er v i ng.Addi t i onal ,we maycome t or ecogni z et he waysi n whi ch env i r onment alcons equencesar e di s t r i but ed unequal l y;f orex ampl e,r unof ff r om ourwat ers ys t em may t r i ckl ei nt o a poor ert own,orourchoi ce t or ai s e chi ckens i n CAFOswi l les peci al l yi mpactt hos e who l i v e near es tt oi t .

Unf or t unat el y,ecoj us t i ce i snota pr i mar yconcer nf ormos t Amer i cans .I ns mal lt own I owa,buyi ng l ocalf oodsi snear l y i mpos s i bl ei nt he wi nt ermont hs .Addi t i onal l y,f ar mer ’ smar ket goodsof t en cos tmor et han gr ocer ys t or e goods ,cr eat i ng unequalacces sacr os si ncomel ev el s .Thus ,hav i ng ourr eci pesadher et o pr i nci pl esofecoj us t i ce wast he mos tdi f f i cul t t o uphol d.We bel i ev et he r eci pe t hatmos tembodi es ecoj us t i ce i sourRai nbow Kal e Sal ad,a r eci pe dev i s ed f r om t he goodss ol d atl as ts ummer ’ sf ar mer ’ smar ket .


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